The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Engineer
England / South West
Rank 225 235 244
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 16 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.20% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 6
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £31,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4921 5617 5847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.49% 97.05% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4082 4666 4944
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South West region.

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +31 13 £45,000 +42.85%
Bristol - 3 £40,000 -
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (92.31%) Firewall
2 22 (84.62%) Network Security
3 19 (73.08%) ITIL
4 17 (65.38%) CCNA
4 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (50.00%) Linux
5 13 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (46.15%) Windows
6 12 (46.15%) DHCP
6 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 12 (46.15%) DNS
6 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco
8 10 (38.46%) SMTP
8 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
8 10 (38.46%) CISSP
8 10 (38.46%) FTP
8 10 (38.46%) HTTP
8 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
8 10 (38.46%) X.400
8 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
8 10 (38.46%) DMZ
8 10 (38.46%) CESG
8 10 (38.46%) vSphere
8 10 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (38.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (38.46%) Virtual Environments

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) Firewall
2 22 (84.62%) Network Security
3 12 (46.15%) DHCP
3 12 (46.15%) DNS
3 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 10 (38.46%) DMZ
4 10 (38.46%) FTP
4 10 (38.46%) HTTP
4 10 (38.46%) SMTP
4 10 (38.46%) X.400
5 9 (34.62%) VPN
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (15.38%) LAN
7 4 (15.38%) MPLS
7 4 (15.38%) WAN
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
8 3 (11.54%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (38.46%) CESG
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Management
2 10 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) Network Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) ISMS
5 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.69%) SIEM
5 2 (7.69%) Social Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) High Availability
6 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
1 2 (7.69%) Perl
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) CCNA
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) CISSP
4 10 (38.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (15.38%) CCNP
6 3 (11.54%) CCSP
7 2 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (7.69%) LPIC
7 2 (7.69%) MCSE
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (7.69%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (7.69%) Server+ Certification
8 1 (3.85%) CCSA
8 1 (3.85%) Degree
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) vSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 2 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (7.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) F5
4 3 (11.54%) CA
4 3 (11.54%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) IBM
4 3 (11.54%) IronPort
4 3 (11.54%) Nokia
4 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.85%) Dell